Period
to 14 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 34 7
Rank change year-on-year -12 -27 +27
Contract jobs citing Cisco 50 58 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.31% 4.59% 10.37%
As % of the Vendors category 7.31% 8.83% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 79
Reading median daily rate £375 £325 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.85% +3.35%
10th Percentile £304 £225 £228
90th Percentile £496 £553 £503
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £360 £413
% change year-on-year +11.11% -12.73% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Reading median hourly rate £22.00 £29.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.79% -18.75% -13.48%
10th Percentile £20.80 £19.45 £25.70
90th Percentile £32.60 £39.75 £51.30
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% -53.33% +15.38%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Reading.

All Vendors
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 684 657 769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 45.33% 52.02% 51.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 338 381
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £185 £275 £200
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 38 59
Reading median hourly rate £21.75 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.94% +10.34% -32.71%
10th Percentile £10.93 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.03 £47.50 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +23.33% +20.00% -42.00%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Reading

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Reading

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Reading over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Reading

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Reading

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Reading over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 22 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (38.00%) Firewall
3 14 (28.00%) Juniper
3 14 (28.00%) WAN
4 13 (26.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (26.00%) Telecoms
5 12 (24.00%) Windows
6 11 (22.00%) LAN
7 10 (20.00%) WLAN
8 9 (18.00%) VoIP
8 9 (18.00%) CCIE
8 9 (18.00%) CCNP
8 9 (18.00%) MPLS
8 9 (18.00%) OSPF
8 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
9 8 (16.00%) Network Security
9 8 (16.00%) BGP
9 8 (16.00%) VPN
9 8 (16.00%) Unified Communications
10 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (12.00%) VMware
10 6 (12.00%) SSL
10 6 (12.00%) CCNA
10 6 (12.00%) SQL
10 6 (12.00%) NetScreen
10 6 (12.00%) Avaya
10 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (12.00%) Cisco UCCE
10 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.00%) IaaS
3 2 (4.00%) PaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.00%) Firewall
2 14 (28.00%) WAN
3 11 (22.00%) LAN
4 10 (20.00%) WLAN
5 9 (18.00%) MPLS
5 9 (18.00%) OSPF
5 9 (18.00%) VoIP
6 8 (16.00%) BGP
6 8 (16.00%) Network Security
6 8 (16.00%) Unified Communications
6 8 (16.00%) VPN
7 6 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (12.00%) NetScreen
7 6 (12.00%) SSL
8 5 (10.00%) Internet
8 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (8.00%) EIGRP
9 4 (8.00%) SMTP
9 4 (8.00%) SNMP
9 4 (8.00%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (26.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Architect
3 7 (14.00%) Network Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Network Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Voice Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Cisco Support
8 2 (4.00%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Network Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) VXML
2 2 (4.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Mindset
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Unix
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Windows NT
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.00%) DevOps
2 5 (10.00%) ITIL
2 5 (10.00%) Migration
3 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.00%) Network Architecture
3 4 (8.00%) Network Design
3 4 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (6.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.00%) Use Case
4 3 (6.00%) Wireframes
5 2 (4.00%) High Availability
5 2 (4.00%) Presales
5 2 (4.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (2.00%) Network Management
6 1 (2.00%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (18.00%) CCIE
2 9 (18.00%) CCNP
2 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) CCNA
3 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.00%) CCDA
4 4 (8.00%) CCVP
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.00%) MCSE
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) CCDE
7 1 (2.00%) CEH
7 1 (2.00%) CISA
7 1 (2.00%) CISM
7 1 (2.00%) CISSP
7 1 (2.00%) MCSA
7 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Juniper
2 13 (26.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (12.00%) Avaya
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.00%) VMware
4 4 (8.00%) Meraki
4 4 (8.00%) Nortel
5 3 (6.00%) F5
6 2 (4.00%) Acme Packet
6 2 (4.00%) BT
6 2 (4.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.00%) Huawei
6 2 (4.00%) Mirantis
6 2 (4.00%) Nokia
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle
6 2 (4.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.00%) Sonus
7 1 (2.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.00%) SonicWALL